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Clarissa Harlow Woods

Female 1812 - 1864  (51 years)


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  • Name Clarissa Harlow Woods  [1, 2, 3
    Born 29 Jul 1812  Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • computed from ae
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Feb 1864  Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • ae 51yrs 6ms 9d
    Buried Fayette Cemetery, Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 


    • Alternate: Clarissa Wilson

      Alternate birth date: 28 Jul 1812
      Alternate birth date: 29 Jul 1809
      Alternate birth date: 28 Jul 1812

      Clarissa's gravestone reads:
      Great God I own the sentence just
      and nature must decay.
      I yield my body to the dust
      to dwell with fellow clay.

      STB Clarissa Harlow Woods, b. 28 Feb 1812, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL, m. 5 Jun 1831, Springfield, Sangamon, IL. d. 7 Feb 1864, Darlington, Lafayette, WI

      1860 US Census, Wisconsin, Lafayette, Centre, Clarissa Anderson, 46, value of real estate 2600, value of personal estate 600, born IL, with children William 21 Farmer born WI, John 16 Farmer born WI, James 14 born WI, Jessy 12 born WI, enumerated 31 Jul 1860

      Daughter of John Woods, b. Madison, Sangana, Illinois, 1793 and Fanny Saxton, b. 21 Oct 1787, Chatoque, NY, daughter of James Saxton, b. 1771, Chautauqua, NY and Huldah, b. 1775, Chautauqua, NY. www.ancestry.com [5, 6, 7, 8, 9]
    Person ID I20088  Mindrum
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2017 

    Father John Woods,   b. 17 Jun 1782,   d. 8 Jan 1828, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Frances J. Fanny Saxton,   b. 21 Oct 1787, Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1860, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F27813  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Robert Anderson,   b. 5 Jun 1804, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1857, Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1831  Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Cordelia Anderson,   b. 22 Feb 1832, Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1893  (Age 61 years)
     2. James Anderson,   b. 27 Aug 1833, Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1834, 1834 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Jane Anderson,   b. 28 Oct 1834, Sangamon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1897, Otho, Webster, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Margaret Anderson,   b. 1 Feb 1837, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1904, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. William C. Anderson,   b. 5 May 1837, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Albert W. Anderson,   b. 22 Nov 1840, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1915, Garfield, Whitman, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Mary Francis Anderson,   b. 1 Jul 1842, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1917, Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. John Wesley Anderson,   b. 10 Apr 1844, Darlington, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1915, Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. James Anderson,   b. 1 Feb 1845, Darlington, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Jesse Wilson Anderson,   b. 20 Oct 1847, Wiota, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1921, Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. Robert Anderson,   b. 6 Jul 1848,   d. 6 Jan 1851, Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     12. Samuel B. Anderson,   b. 13 Jan 1849,   d. 18 Sep 1851, Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F14067  Group Sheet

    Family 2 John Stephens,   b. 1808, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Dec 1862  Lafayette Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F15775  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Anderson, Clarissa Woods
    Anderson, Clarissa Woods

  • Sources 
    1. [S6819] Sangamon County, IL Marriage records, Vol. 1, p. 67.

    2. [S2974] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

    3. [S6624] John C. Power, (Edwin A. Wilson & Co., 1876), p. 82.

    4. [S6890] Clarissa Woods Anderson headstone, Fayette, Wisconsin.

    5. [S1968] Max Anderson Melick, (1997).

    6. [S1895] Girdner Family Genealogy.

    7. [S152]

    8. [S1983]

    9. [S1986]

    10. [S8792] Lafayette Co., Wisconsin Marriages, p. 84.

    11. [S2529]